Tyler Ransom

Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma

Tyler Ransom is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma and a Research Affiliate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. 

His main research interests are in labor economics, migration, the economics of education, urban economics, and machine learning applications. Ransom has studied how the local business cycle affects locational choice decisions in the United States, the impact of early career work experience on the measured returns to schooling, and the role of information revelation on college dropout and stopout decisions. He has also investigated the labor market returns to participating in high school sports and the impact of immigration policy on educational investments of natives in the United States.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey